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Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

please don't take it the wrong way, I have no intention of being disrespectful. All I am saying is that every country proposes different policies and regulations, and when you choose to live or travel in that country it is purely your choice. If you don’t like the policies and feels that you are che...
by thaiexpater
on Thu Jan 27, 2011 6:22 am
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
Views: 620120

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

@impact Correct, but for the same degree abroad Thai will have to pay a lot lot more. So you can have cheaper education in your country just like how Thai can visit state tourist attraction at a cheaper price. Right? So if you are not satisfied, save your money and visit your tourist attraction inst...
by thaiexpater
on Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:00 am
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
Views: 620120

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

@impact I disagree with you totally. I am now working in Sweden and for my existing salary I pay 50% income tax and 25% in Vat (more than the average Sweds). If I am to take educational leave and do another Master degree here I would still have to pay the Foreign students fee of 70,000 to 80,000 kro...
by thaiexpater
on Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:49 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
Views: 620120

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

I would like to share some of my opinion regarding this topic. I am Thai and was born in Thailand, I was fortunate enough to have a hard working parents who was able to send me to the UK for boarding schools and universities since I was 12. During my experience abroad, I have always questions why th...
by thaiexpater
on Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:48 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
Views: 620120

Re: Maid in Bangkok

I also "wai" my maid when I was at a younger age. In Thai we have two different word for maid which is "kon'chai" which mean servant, and another terms "p'leang" which mean care taker. Most of the educated and humble Thais will only use the terms p'leang to shows that t...
by thaiexpater
on Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Maid in Bangkok
Replies: 27
Views: 68548

Re: Maid in Bangkok

Kh. SiamBob, I can guarantee you that this case has nothing to do with class issue. I am Thai and I am an expat working abroad and I can tell you exactly that this is the classic case of westerner and country girl. Your neighbor would feel very uncomfortable when you talk to their maid as 1. they th...
by thaiexpater
on Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:45 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Maid in Bangkok
Replies: 27
Views: 68548

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